Is Digital Rights Management Hurting Music Sales?

Looking at the title and judging by Tower Records departure from the retail world, I would guess price is more of an issue then anything. The article does make an excellent point, removing confusion caused by DRM and competing technologies will only increase the available market. A bigger pie so to speak. From the article: As digital music becomes more […]

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U-verse Update

Going head to head with Verizon's multi-billion dollar fiber rollout takes some serious guts. It looks like AT&T is putting an honest effort forward with their U-verse rollout. However, when you hear that they will not be rolling out fiber to your home, instead using VDSL on the last stretch, it does make one worry that they will take short […]

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HT Guys Pdocast

HDTV Podcast #11 is up for your listening pleasure. THe main focus on today's podcast is HD Camcorders and some of the terminology consumers need to know. Its bad enough everyone's sec video makes it on the net, do we really need to see this stuff in high def now? They even have an interesting history on Sony's display and […]

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X10 MT12 Mini Timer – Review

You know you are a Home Automation junkie when you go out an buy a X-10 based alarm clock. The idea is pretty intriguing; being able to program other devices upon your wake up or other events during the day. From the article: What makes the timer pretty powerful though is the ability to program up to 64 events that […]

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DVD Benchmarks

Home Theater HiFi stays true to their name with a fairly comprehensive comparison/benchmark of 6 DVD Players & 2 Video Processors. Very informative if you're in the market, they lost me after the first sentance though….I just can't keep my attention when I have to scroll 50 pages down & there's no "conclusion" 🙂 I have no quote from the […]

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Hitachi PJ-TX100 LCD Front Projector Review

Audioholics reviews this 1080p projector which comes in at just under $1000 (and when I say JUST, I mean JUST, the thing costs $999). But hey, still better than most with the same features, so yeah, go get one of these too while you're at it. For $2999 this projector would have a TON of competition and would be difficult […]

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Pioneer Elite PRO-FHD1 50-inch 1080p Plasma Monitor

Sound & Vision Magazine review a droolworthy 50" Plasma from Pioneer's Elite series. No surprise that they love it, but of course, it aint cheap! But we know you all have the money anyways, so go get one! You expect a very crisp high-def picture from a 1080p TV, and the Pioneer Elite PRO-FHD1 definitely delivered. Watching another scene from […]

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TiVo Series3 to 1TB hack

Engadget pointed out this clever mod from a member of the TIVO community. Seems he just didn't have enough storage…so he did the reasonable thing: Upgrade to 1 friggin terabyte! …expanding the capacity of his Series3 TiVo from the standard 250GB to a whole terabyte, which takes the S3's total recording capacity up to a possible 131 hours of HD […]

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Slingbox to launch Symbian SlingPlayer

  You gotta give it up to Sling, they're really staying after trying to give people everything they could possibly want with streaming, and sure are giving Orb good competition. I personally prefer Orb's price of Free 😉  But nonetheless, still pretty cool. By the end of the year, Sling plans to launch a version of SlingPlayer Mobile for the […]

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